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Epidermal secretions and the evolution of venom glands in fishes.
Epidermal secretory cells of fishes are of two types, one type elaborating proteinaceous material and the other type secreting mucus. Epidermal toxins (crinotoxins and venoms) are produced by the… Expand
Toxins from the box-jellyfish Chironex fleckeri.
- R. Endean, S. A. Monks, A. Cameron
- Biology, Medicine
- Toxicon : official journal of the International…
- 1 April 1993
Two myotoxins (T1 and T2) with mol. wts of approximately 600,000 and 150,000, respectively, and a haemolysin (T3) with a mol. wt of approximately 70,000 were isolated from the crude nematocyst venom… Expand
Widespread but variable toxicity in scleractinian corals.
Aqueous and/or aqueous ethanol extracts were made of 58 scleractinian species from 11 families, collected from Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef. At least one extract from each of 53 species (91%)… Expand
Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication of a Line Contact
In Part 1, optical interferometry is used to study an elastohydrodynamically lubricated line contact between a taper roller and a glass plate under pure rolling conditions. The results give detailed… Expand
Some Aspects of the Behaviour of the Soldier Crab, Mictyris longicarpus
- A. Cameron
- 1 April 1966
THE CRAB, Mictyris longicarpus Latreille 1806, belongs to the brachyuran family Micryridae Dana 1856. According to McNeill (1926) the species ranges northward from southern New South Wales and from… Expand
The occurrence of thiabendazole‐resistant isolates of Polyscytalum pustulans and Helminthosporium solani on seed potato tubers in relation to fungicide treatment and storage
Tubers infected with thiabendazole-sensitive isolates of Polyscytalum pustulans and Helminthosporium solani were treated annually for 4 years with benomyl, thiabendazole or a formulated mixture of… Expand
The venom apparatus of the scorpion fish Notesthes robusta.
The venom apparatus of Notesthes robusta, an Australian scorpaenid fish which has been responsible for numerous severe injuries, consists of the 15 spines of the dorsal fin, the three spines of the… Expand
Bioactive properties of extracts from Australian dorid nudibranchs
Specimens of 21 species of dorid nudibranchs were collected off Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, in 1984, and extracts were assayed against a variety of test organisms (bacteria, fungi,… Expand
Intracolonial variation in toxicity in scleractinian corals.
Single colonies of the scleractinian corals Lobophyllia corymbosa, Favites abdita, Favia matthaii, Favia stelligera, Platygyra daedalea, Leptoria phrygia, Cyphastrea serailia, Hydnophora exesa and… Expand